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Employer: City of Emporia
Division: Fire
Job Title: Firefighter EMT/AEMT/Paramedic
Salary: $0 Hourly

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE:                     Firefighter/EMT/AEMT

BEGINNING SALARY:              Depending on qualifications

           Firefighter/EMT: $34,140.83 - $47,945.48

           Firefighter/AEMT: $40,415.67 - $56,730.26


                                                             DESCRIPTION OF JOB

Currently accepting applications however a testing date or academy start date has not been set.  If qualified, we will contact you with the testing date.

Under the supervision of a Fire Captain, the Firefighter/EMT, Firefighter/AEMT performs specialised work in the prevention and suppression of fires and providing life-saving services (EMS).  Firefighting work includes combating, extinguishing and preventing fires, operating and maintaining fire department equipment and apparatus.  EMT/AEMT duties include responding with ambulance service to emergency medical service calls, transporting sick and injured persons in the response area.  Duties follow prescribed policies and procedures, but independent judgment may be required in certain circumstances.

While we always prefer that employees live within Lyon County, our residency policy has recently been amended.  Employees are required to reside within Lyon County or the counties immediately surrounding. We work the Berkley shift schedule (24 on, 24 off, 24 on, 24 off, 24 on, 4 days off).  There is no mandatory call back although a substantial amount of call back time is available.        


  •      Possess Kansas or National Registry EMT Certification, AEMT Certification;
  •      Must successfully complete aptitude, physical agility tests;
  •      Knowledge of EMS methods, procedures, and techniques.
  •      Upon pre-conditional offer of employment must pass physical exam & drug/alcohol screening;

If you need accommodations due to a disability please contact, City of Emporia ADA Coordinator.

Vacancy Number: 201705

Open Date: 2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: